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Jul 6, 2011 2:00am EDT
. this is something economists and political science could study. in my view of congress basically is a big villain in many different issues. when congress spends money directly on r&d it doesn't do that great of a job. if you're spending money on r&d during wartime because it's inside lated from congress because it's patriotism but if you're working through an institutional structure such as n.i.h. where there is indirect accountability but not direct answering for individual grants and decisions this works quite well and what we need to do as social scientist is come up with more structures of this kind, things like the medicare payments advisory board but set it up in a way where it can work and we can actually preserve enough money in the system to be spending on longer term purposes. another issue i focus on to a considerable degree is demography. we need to think long-term. humankind has never in its history had societies which will be as old as the societies which we're getting now and which will become older with each year. the frightening truth is that we don't even actually know if this w
CSPAN
Jul 6, 2011 7:00am EDT
something big. the president invited negotiators to the white house thursday. the white house will continue working on a 2012 -- house this week will be working on a 2012 budget for the pentagon. good morning this wednesday, july 6. we will begin this morning would getting your thoughts on the job market ahead of friday's much- anticipated unemployment report. here is how we will divide the lines -- u.s. jobs market, what is your experience? here is "the baltimore sun." stocks hang on the unemployment report. early in the article it says -- further in the article, it says -- we want to hear from all of you. what do you think? what is your experience? dividing the phone lines and little bit differently this morning -- we will get to your phone calls in a minute but we will start talking about those debt talks that are happening this week. susan ferrechio is from the washington examiner -- and here are hurt at -- headlines. joining us on the phone this morning, susan, why is there anxiety? guest: hi, greta. there is anxiety because neither side is really ready to deal on this. everybody is dr
CSPAN
Jul 6, 2011 6:00am EDT
much more that the students are looking for technology that can make a big impact. many times they are for economic good. a lot of times they are four countries that cannot afford better health care or less expensive ways of getting energy sources to a different part of the world. that is something students are very passionate about. as a professor, you always are having to weigh things out in terms of how you provide the best education for your students to go toward banning their ph.d. you want to make sure they are doing the basic science and technology. it's great to have the final impact in technology or underdeveloped countries or inexpensive health care. we have other programs where the students go and work in other countries in either economics or engineering and science where they try to make an impact locally based on technologies that they develop in clauses or at mit or other places and the young people are excited about that. the bank is so much for your participation. -- thank you so much. [applause] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2011] [captio
CSPAN
Jul 5, 2011 8:00pm EDT
the opportunity to do something big. it can force our government to live within its means and put the economy on a stronger footing for the future. and allows us to invest in that future. we agreed that until we solve the deficit problem, we need to find trillions in savings over the next decade. and significantly more this fall. that is the amount i put forward in the framework i announced a few months ago. that is around the same amount the republicans have put forward in their own plans. it is the kind of substantial progress that we should be aiming for here. to get there, we need to take on spending and the tax cut. and this will require both parties to get out of our comfort zones, and both parties to agree on a real compromise. i am ready to do that. i believe there are enough people in each party that are willing to do that. we need to come together over the next few weeks to reach a deal that will reduce the deficit and a pulled the credit of the united states government in the credit of the american people. that is why even as we continue discussions, i have asked the leaders of bot
CSPAN
Jul 6, 2011 10:00am EDT
was asked by a reporter once, you have all these big cases at the end of the term. this is a true story. why don't you spread them out more evenly so we can cover them? and he said, why don't you spread out the reporting more evenly? because we have to do it all at once. we have an opportunity now that we have the chance to read the cases for both the press and the professors to comment. i want to start off with a bankruptcy case, marshall. marshall is print -- pierce marshall, son of the old mr. marshall, who married vicky lynn marshall, also known as anna nicole smith. what i find is chief justice roberts starts off the case by referring to one case. i had written an article about this case. the chief had a chance to cite me but sadly he did not. the reason this is really a very poor civil liberties case is even it's a bankruptcy case it has to deal with jurisdiction. pierce sued vicky for defamation. anna nicole smith. anna nicole smith sued in probait court said you interfered because your late father who showered her with gifts in her lifetime was going to give me another gift and he di
CSPAN
Jul 5, 2011 11:00pm EDT
with this question. tomorrow, at your turn 40 years old. what are your hopes for the future? >> there is a big future. that is a future where we are all able to freely communicate our hopes and dreams and the historical record is an item that is completely -- it could never be changed, deleted, modified. that is something is -- that is my lifelong quest to do. from that, justice lows. -- flows. most of us are reasonably intelligent. if we communicate with each other, organize, and know what is going 9, and that is pretty much what it is all about. in the short term, it is that my staff stopped hassling. [applause] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2011] >> the head of the national institute of health talks about science and innovation in the u.s.. the state department calls on the syrian government to withdraw troops. that briefing is later. in case you just missed it, wikileaks founder in a forum in london. >> on tomorrows "washington journal," we continue our discussion on federal spending and the national debt. after that, pe
CSPAN
Jul 6, 2011 1:00pm EDT
'll be a gradual drawdown throughout the time. i think the next one, big group, will occur still in the summer and then the rest inform fall. >> and it -- >> courtney. >> hi, general rod reges, on the same line of questioning, the other combat unit that's going to come back who is that? is it brigade size? and do you anticipate that the drawdown of the 10,000 this year will be more troops that are coming back and not being replaced but they're still coming back at their normal end of the employment, versus being brought back early? >> the majority of them will come back and not be a redeployment coming behind them. that's how we'll try to do it. but there will be some that their tour will be curtailed a little bit. the final stable thoofs drawdown will be determined at a later date. >> who is the combat unit that you mentioned that you know of that's going to come back and not be replaced? >> two units, one here in kabul, it's the second of the 134th, and further, a little down in -- later in the summer, at the end of the summer, the 34 marines will come out and not be replaced and there's ano
CSPAN
Jul 6, 2011 5:00pm EDT
's right to exist, renouncing terrorism and abide big previous agreements. and just as the u.s. should not support a palestinian government whose very composition is anathema to peace, so too it should not support an easyall terntive to negotiations. that's why i introduced a resolution to cut all funding to the u.n. general assembly should it vote to recognize a palestinian state in direct contravention of the charter. true peace will only be made between two peoples, israelis and palestinians, not the 191 orr members of the yen assembly. israel, like the united states, welcomes those who would make peace even as it fights those who would make war. time and again, israel demonstrated its commitment to a palestinian tate living as its neighbor in peace and security. but there are no short cuts on the path to this outcome and there's no getting around the hard con segs that have to be made. the u.s. must now stand with israel and against those who would obstruction rather than advance the cause of peace. i urge me adoption of this resolution and i yield back the balance of my time. the
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